New Do­rae­mon ad­ven­ture tops Ja­pan box of­fice with RM19 mln

The Borneo Post - - ASIAN CELEBRITIES -

TOKYO: The lat­est Do­rae­mon ad­ven­ture topped the Ja­pan box of­fice this week, while Os­car win­ner 12 Years a Slave had a strong de­but in limited re­lease.

In its first two days of re­lease, Do­rae­mon: New No­bita’s Great De­mon - Peko and the Ex­plo­ration Party of Five made 600 mil­lion yen ( RM19 mil­lion) from 530,000 ad­mis­sions on 361 screens. The an­i­mated ad­ven­ture is a re­make of Do­rae­mon: No­bita and the Haunts of Evil (1982), the fran­chise’s third fea­ture-length film.

Last year, Do­rae­mon the Movie: No­bita’s Se­cret Gad­get Mu­seum - Mu­seum Ad­ven­ture opened with 684 mil­lion yen.

Sil­ver Spoon, star­ring boy band mem­ber Naka­jima Kento, was the top live- ac­tion new re­lease. From 285 screens, the youth drama made 121 mil­lion yen ( RM3.86 mil­lion).

Fan­tasy com­edy The Great Shu Ra Ra Boom opened on 202 screens and made only 58.1 mil­lion yen.

On a limited re­lease of just 42 screens, 12 Years a Slave made 40.5 mil­lion yen ( RM1.29 mil­lion).

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